Did you buy me any more crumpets?
Did this laundry pile somehow get bigger?
Can I have chocolate for breakfast?
Can you please not kick your sister?
What costume shall I put on?
What shall I put on for lunch?
Can you be my pretend robot patient?
Can you please remember we do not punch?
When are we going to the park?
When did I say the plumber is due?
Can you be the baby wolf in my game?
Can you please give me a minute or two?
Have you seen Snakey or Jasper?
Have you two seen my handbag?
Can I have some strawberry milk?
Can you please just go ask your Dad?
Why can’t I have another biscuit?
Why is this room such a mess?
Can you make me a house for my Teddy?
Can it please wait ’til I’ve ironed this dress?
What are we having for dinner?
When did we run out of bread?
Can you draw me a big Hello Kitty?
Can you please hold on – no not his head!!
When will you sew on my scout badge?
When can I run to the shop?
Can you get her to say that she’s sorry?
Can someone please pass me the mop?
Who broke my Lego helicopter?
Who moved the shopping list from the fridge?
Can we play cards or a board game?
Can I please quickly chop up the veg?
Why can’t I have three bedtime stories?
Why don’t we sing a quick lullaby instead?
Can’t I stay up a teensy bit longer?
Can’t you see Mummy’s in need of her bed?
Today’s NaPoWriMo challenge was to write a poem that takes the form of a dialogue. As I was about to sit down (for the first time today) to work out what to write my daughter came in and asked me to get her some milk, and voilà! Inspiration in abundance! Can anyone else relate…?
P.S. The answer to my [in hindsight very poorly written] riddle poem yesterday was that the first two letters from each line spelt out the end of a famous Frank A. Clark quote “life is made of little things”. The whole quote is actually one of my favourites: “Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realising that life is made of little things.”…. Don’t think I’ll be writing another riddle poem any time soon!!!